Daily Prompts

Use these prompts for ideas for celebrating every single day as if it were Christmas. Here you will find daily treats and kindnesses for yourself and for you to give to others.

Fancy ice cubes

Freeze berries or mint leaves into ice cubes and surprise your kids by putting them into their lemonade. (Image credit: DimaBaranow) You might also like these posts...

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The Autobiography of Santa Claus

  I just finished re-reading The Autobiography of Santa Claus by Jeff Guinn, and it's just as good as I remembered it. I had read it once before, maybe 10 years ago. This book led to a trilogy, and I'm looking forward to reading the 2 sequels. In this story, we...

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June week 4, and old children’s books

  Happy Father's Day! In this last week of June, we have a nice relaxing several days ahead. I don’t have much for your shopping list except for lemons or lemon juice, and maybe some berries or mint leaves. You probably guess we’re going to have some homemade...

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Merry Christmas, Johnny Rose

A special episode of Schitt's Creek was tacked on to the end of season 4. It's called Merry Christmas, Johnny Rose and it has some nice Christmas scenes and Christmas spirit theme throughout. The episode is book-ended with 2 different vocal arrangements of "Silent...

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Midsummer’s Eve

Tomorrow is the summer solstice. The summer solstice is also known as Midsummer, with the night before being “Midsummer’s eve”, the night of mythological Shakespearean magic. Have an impromptu Midsummer’s eve party outdoors in your garden tonight. If you already...

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Blueberry Pomegranate Sangria

Here is my very favorite sangria recipe. Blueberry Pomegranate Sangria ¾ cup simple syrup 1 cup blueberry-pomegranate juice 1 bottle (4 cups) red wine ¼ cup cognac ¼ cup triple sec 1 orange, sliced into rounds Combine all the ingredients in a glass or ceramic pitcher....

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“Brides interest all women”

This talented fashion illustrator used the name M.E. Musselman. I was able to determine that she was a woman...she is referred to as "Miss" M.E. Musselman in a few press releases in the 1910s. She was a director at Ladies Home Journal, and illustrated for magazines...

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Easy fireworks sugar cookies

I first saw this cookie design in Martha Stewart Living magazine, and when I tried it I could not believe it was so easy and yet got such stunning results. But even as simple as this is, I thought you may want to practice before the big fireworks holidays that are...

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